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american trend. in the last decade the number of prisoners has grown an astonishing 75%. the u.s. took a tough on crime approach. and the older a prisoner is the bigger financial drain they pose. an older inmate play cost about $75,000 a year to lock up. two to three times more than younger inmates. older inmates suffer functional diseases, major diseases and mental illness. >> my world wears white in a day of black fleet. it holds bitter cold with its pal e purple teeth. wanting more more more. >> correctional center is oklahoma's largest women's prison. this state incarcerates more women, reading or writing poetry than they are but they're also convicted killers. >> smile with your broken teeth mourning in the morning to nothing but death, you bet we'll reap and it won'ting wedding white. >> i don't have a choice of what i eat. it would either kill or be killed. >> and now, a techknow minute... >> something is killing america's bee population. >> what happened to this bee? >> scientists aren't sure what but beekeepers are reporting dramatic declines of 65% this year. >> the losses a
that increased surveillance on u.s. citizens. here at the city level in new york, the nypd actually brought in two senior officials from the cia to help run a program to spy on its own citizens. >> the program, which was uncovered by the associated press, is targeting one community: muslims. secret documents show that the nypd is conducting surveillance of entire muslim neighborhoods and infiltrating dozens of mosques and muslim student groups. >> they visited bookstores, they visited cafes, they visited hookah joints, and of course they visited mosques... >> informants record conversations using hidden microphones, collect the names and phone numbers of congregants and even photograph them. >> they were listening for, you know, what were people talking about, how were they reacting to foreign events abroad, you know, the egyptian revolution or you know, the cartoons about the prophet muhammed and the danish publication, what was the chatter, what were the imams saying in their sermons? >> to justify this, the nypd secretly labeled entire mosques as "terrorist organizations". >> so it was t
. the pakistani government demanded a meeting with the u.s. ambassador. a drone attack killed the leader of the pakistan taliban. the government was worried it could impact ongoing peace talks. the website used to enrol president obama's health care program will be down. healthcare.gov will be offline from 9 o'clock eerp all the way until sunday morning at 9 o'clock. officials can sign up for insurance over the phone. >> thousands of red sox fans lined the streets of boston for a victory parade. the celebration was a third of its kind as boston won the series three times in the past 10 years. >> those are the headlines. i'll be back at 8 o'clock eastern. first, "fault line" collected all america's surveillance state is next. find us on line at aljazeera.com. have a good night. secrets are out. by now, most of the world has heard the name edward snowden. the former national security agency contractor who released thousands of classified documents about government surveillance in one of the most significant leaks in u.s. history. he's been charged with espionage and has been living in russ
. >> in the 1980s. the u.s. provided hundreds of millions of dollars in to el salvador. >> well armed units then went out on the offensive, and typically those were the units that were responsible for the worst massacres. >> possibly the worst in latin american history, more than 800 people were killed by the u.s. trained battalion. it was led by doming domingo alta rosa. >> a deputy in the legislative where assembly. >> you were a very successful counterinsurgency commander. what do you think was the we to your success? >> people from tsa santa marta see it quite differently. carlos bunilla heads a farming cooperative in this village. >> why do you think the parents are responsible for so much that took place here? >> colonel, i've spoken to more than a dozen people who say they have direct experience of atrocities that were conducted under your command. >> clearly, there were many atrocities that were commit. i heard a story about a pregnant woman whose baby were cut out of her stomach, thrown up in the air, and the fetus was stabbed. >> why were so many civilians killed touring the war h
say that it's certainly a threat to u.s. interests. >> it's certainly a threat to israel, which has been clearly out spoken about this, very concerned about these talks and these negotiations. france, it seems, has joined their concerns. we are now finally, seeing people sitting behind the podium. so we are going to take a moment here, i believe they are about to start speaking, and listen in, of course, as we know, no deal tonight between iran and world leaders, but there is hope that there could be a deal reached sometime in the future let's listen in and see what they have to say. >> thank you very much, michael. we have come from a long meeting this evening with the ministers after what i think you all know has been three days of intention and constructive discussions. a lot of concrete progress has been achieved but differences remain. we will to think the members who came to join us and our u.n. hosts. we will reconvene together with the rannian negotiating team here on the 20th of november thank you. >>. >> addressing? >> right now, let's watch in. they are having audio probl
place on the face of the earth. place on the face of the earth. europe looks at us like we don't europe looks at us like we don't know what we're doing - looks at know what we're doing - looks at us like we're crazy. us like we're crazy. >> open nine. >> open nine. >> in this special >> in this special investigation, fault lines gains investigation, fault lines gains unprecedented and exclusive unprecedented and exclusive access to prisons across the access to prisons across the united states and discovers a united states and discovers a booming population of elderly booming population of elderly inmates. inmates. we ask: what's the we ask: what's the true cost of america's true cost of america's "lock'em-up-and-throw-away-the- "lock'em-up-and-throw-away-the- key" approach to justice? key" approach to justice? >> i heard him fall. >> i heard him fall. >> inmates call this the death >> inmates call this the death house. house. the geriatric unit at the joseph the geriatric unit at the joseph harp correctional center in harp correctional center in lexington, oklahoma, holds more lexington
about government surveillance in one of the most significant leaks in u.s. history. he's been charged with espionage and has been living in russia under temporary asylum. the american journalist at the center of the story lives in brazil. >> we've had to come to rio to speak to glenn greenwald. he hasn't returned to the united states since he broke the story about the nsa surveillance programs for fear of being prosecuted. >> the nsa's goal really is the elimination of privacy globally. it is literally a system designed to monitor all forms of human behavior inside the united states, which is the ultimate surveillance state. >> last december, glenn greenwald received an email from a person who didn't identify himself. >> we still didn't know who he was, where he worked, but he was saying he had access to large amounts of very sensitive surveillance information that show the united states government was violating the law and abusing it's power. >> suddenly in my lap had dropped some of the most potent instruments for shining a light on what it is that they are doing, beyond your wildes
not a punishment. thankthey could get aid again. the u.s. has withheld more than a billion dollars in asis it is an. stance. ousted president morsi is facing charges of insighting violence. his trial begins tomorrow. >> the suspect in friday's shooting at los angeles international airport told authorities that i wa he was drd off by a friend. paul ciancia killed one tsa officer and wounded four others. >> toronto mayor acknowledges he needs to make changes in his life. the police obtained a video that allegedly shows him smoking crack. >> a record number of runners race in the new york city marathon today. more than 50,000 strong. a kenyan runner who set a course record. geoffry mutai retained the title. some of america's best-kept secrets are out. by now, most of the world has heard the name edward snowden. the former national security agency contractor who released thousands of classified documents about government surveillance in one of the most significant leaks in u.s. history. he's been charged with espionage and has been living in russia under temporary asylum. the american journalist at the
>> over the coming decades, the number of people 85 and over in the us is expected to more than triple... the hope is they'll get good care, and lead an active, secure and engaged life. >> o sixty nine... >> n thirty one... >> the odds are that nearly half of the people in this room will spend some time in a nursing home. and as the business of elderly care grows, making the right choice has never been harder. >> they're putting profits ahead of people and they're increasing those profits on the backs of the nursing home residents who are being exploited, neglected, and abused. it is epidemic. >> this week fault lines investigates the business of elderly care. >> this facility in oklahoma city provides the type of care most people would hope for in their golden years. it has very high standards, and above average staffing levels. but for the majority in the us who rely on government reimbursements for elderly care, like medicaid, the reality can be quite different. >> he pulled the light and nobody would come for an hour. so pretty early we were suspicious of the place. my dad w
tonight, tomorrow. join us then. shame on you! shame on you! shame on you! >> this year, striking restaurant workers brought their low wages to the nation's attention. but what many americans don't know is that low wage workers are often being cheated out of what little they do make. >> i said are you kidding me? i said you're telling me that these people allowed to treat people like this and you can't do anything? >> they accuse me. they accuse me, the federal government, that i stole one million dollars from these low-wage workers. >> they call it wage theft, and the restaurant industry is one of the worst offenders. every year, it amounts to billions of dollars taken from paychecks of the very lowest earners. >> i don't want anything extra. i'm willing to give more than enough. i'm willing to give a hundred and twenty five percent just to be able to get a level playing field. >> this week on fault lines, we look at what it means to have a job when getting paid what you're owed is not guaranteed. >> i mean, at what point does it stop? who's speaking for us? who's going to speak
have no idea how to function because you've been locked in a box. >> the us incarceration system has swept up hundreds of thousands of women like sonja. many of them spend years locked up for non-violent offenses. >>women are the fastest growing population in the criminal justice system. >> it's like a maze with tons of mice in it that's being feed poison. >> in this episode of faultlines, we go inside california's jails and prisons and ask what keeps so many women behind bars. >> you just try to make it through each day the best wayt that you can. >> we're heading to the largest women's prison in the world. >> the facility was designed to have 4 people in a room, and it now has 8 people in each room. there is no men's prison that has as many people in one cell. >> this is the central california women's facility or ccwf. cameras are rarely allowed in. >> faultlines has been given access to film here - but only what the prison authorities want us to see. >> 32 out of almost 3500 prisoners at ccwf get to work in this program - building electric components. >> how long have you been her
for us? who's going to speak for us? >> the us is now a low-wage economy. tens of millions of people in america are currently working low-paid jobs many of them are based here, in florida. in this state, one out of every ten jobs is in a restaurant. we've come here to investigate what recourse workers have when they don't get the wages they earned. in the center of miami beach, david's cafe is a popular cuban restaurant. for many years its owners operated a twin restaurant, called david's cafe two, just a mile away. in 2012, david's cafe two closed down. but there was a problem. >> where's the money, david?! woo! where's the money david?! >> more than twenty of its employees said they were owed a combined seventy-four thousand dollars in unpaid wages. >> evelio de silva worked at david's cafe two. he says that paychecks from the owner, adrian gonzalez, started bouncing about a year before the restaurant closed. >> tony fernandez worked at david's cafe for fourteen years. >> the workers went to the federal department of labor. months later they each received a letter acknowledging tha
to where thousands of tribal leaders are due to discuss the future of u.s. troops next week. >>> a mother whose son was among 19 firefighters who died in an arizona wildfire is filing suit, suing the state of arizona for $36 million. she made claims against the county and the city where the yarnell fire happened. they said state and local emergency officials failed to protect her son. former treasury secretary timothy geithner has a new role on wall street. he'll begin work with a private equity firm. geithner left the treasury at the start of this year after much time dealing with the fallout from the financial crisis. those are the headlines. i'll be back with more news, but first, "fault line" a.m. women behind bars, is next. and you can always find us online. just go to www.aljazeera.com. >> over the coming decades, the number of people 85 and over in the us is expected to more than triple... the hope is they'll get good care, and lead an active, secure and engaged life. >> o sixty nine... >> n thirty one... >> the odds are that nearly half of the people in this room will spend some t
are that the plane was making a second landing when it went down. >> a u.s. drawn malfunction the crashing into a navy ship. two sailors were hurt. it happened yesterday but the ship is arriving in san diego for refairs. >> sony has sold playstation 4 consoles in the first 24 hours. it is facing competition from xbox 1 that hits the markets this week. they are the headlines. "fault lines" is up next. >> we're following a funeral cortege procession through the outskirts of baltimore... kyndal staten was shot dead at his home in northeast baltimore. he was 27. today his family and friends are burying him. while the us homicide rate overall is stable, those involving black youths have risen. fault lines is in the city of baltimore to try to find out why, in the inner city neighborhoods of obama's america, life for so many young african american men continues to be a fight for survival. (crowd applause) >> and we know that it's these crimes that gave us a bad reputation as a dangerous place and, for too long, instilled the deep-seated fear that drove families away. >> baltimore's mayor stephan
stories. secretary of state john kerry says the inspection of u.s. aid to egypt is not a punishment. he says aid could start again if egypt restores democratics rule and protects humans rights. u.s. provides more than a billion to egypt every year. >> syria's main opposition group says they won't attend the geneva ii, but went attend if iran is there. the coalition wants a deadline for the departure of president bashar al-assad. >> the suspect in friday's shooting at los angeles was reportedly able to answer critical questions after the shooting. a law enforcement official said paul ciancia told them a friend dropped him off. he killed a t.s.a. employees and injured three others. he's under 24 hour arm surveillance. >> the birmingham-shuttlesworth international airport has been reopened after being e vacuated after a threat left on a note in the bathroom. the airport is secure and operations back to normal. those are the headlines. "falled lines" is up next and for more news go to aljazeera.com. >> over the coming decades, the number of people 85 and over in the us is expected to more t
into the millions. >> it's been a busy season. it started really early for us we had pretty significant fires in may which is pretty rare. it just seems like a lot of fires are burning. as far as the outlook for this season. it's going to be a busy one. >> these are serial conflagrations now, and they're magnifying themselves, and the costs are enormous. >> costs like this sprawling "fire camp" that's emerged overnight to support the thousands of personnel deployed. you think of how much money they spend in one of these camps. there's a lot of people here. there's a lot of fuel going out. >> the fires are now so predictable, it's become a business opportunity - the costs covered almost entirely by the american taxpayer. >> if you were going to list the aspects of the camp that are outsourced to outside contracts. >> showers, water, toilets, food, laundry service. >> it's like a mini city. >> it is a mini city. >> and it's not just small-time vendors - even major assets like aircraft are often privately leased. >> you have the big tankers and stuff come in, big helicopters those costs rack up. it tak
for us. we'll have more of america tonight, tomorrow. >> every summer in america, a force of nature becomes a man-made disaster. some call it a war, millions of acres, billions of dollars. no end in sight. >> in this episode of fault lines, we follow the 2013 wildfire season and ask - with more homes than ever now under threat, what are the real costs of putting them out? >> the fire took a breath and we got our foot on the throat of it and we're going to keep choking it out. >> the fire started yesterday at 2:05 pm. it spread very rapidly. we committed 84 fire engines, 24 fire crews 8 bulldozers, 6 air tankers, 13 helicopters, 4 water tenders, and 1,000 personnel as of this morning, i can assure you, there are no bounds being placed on me as a riverside country fire chief in holding back the deployment of any resources. >> early-august, southern california - the hills outside los angeles are on fire. >> california's governor has declared a state of emergency. we've just arrived on the scene. the situation is critical. >> the entire mountainside is smoldering. this thick acrid smoke
. he says the scale of the problem is a product of living in a forgotten city. >> this used to be a great area. it was great for bringing up kids. it was great educationally. it was a middle-class, typical middle-class, mid-western neighborhood. >> eric remembers these neighborhoods as prosperous places when transport, oil and steel drove the city's economy. >> but now, there are no jobs, of course there's no money. they even started tearing down schools. they didn't care about our educational systems. they didn't care about our healthcare. i know parents who struggle to feed their kids on a daily basis. we literally have nothing. >> with the collapse of those communities, have come soaring rates of infant mortality. factors that social historians of the city say are inextricably entwined. >> sometimes we wanna deal with just the medical piece - which is really important, right? because people are dying, babies are dying. but we also then have to look at what is feeding that continuously. and if people don't have access to good housing they don't have access to healthy food,
resumed and phil is there, standing by for us live and, phil, i understand that you have new information? >> reporter: yes, we just received some information from the russian foreign minister. it is interesting to note that he has basically also said that he would like to note the leading role by the u.s. delegation by john kerry and the secretary of state's involvement at this critical stage. he stayed that the mood is there to work constructively and he is looking forward to the next round that occurs on the 20th and we're awaiting to hear from secretary of state john kerry but wee's heard from katherine ashton and the iranian foreign minister that a deal could not be reached during these three days, three days plus now that we're into sunday here in geneva but we hear then from all of the foreign ministers who are putting out statements following the announcement that the deal was not reached. most of them seem to be saying already that there is some progress being made and that there is optimism but, you know, we'll have to see whether or not that actually does happen whe
's the only person from the state who agreed to speak with us. >> so i'm a lay person and i hear a police report or a report from a social worker being admitted into these 48 hour hearings and i think: evidence. can you explain why that doesn't mean evidentiary hearing? >> the 48 hour hearing under icwa according to the state supreme court was designed to ensure that parents are on notice, that they know what's happening to them. and to make sure that they have the availability of council. it is not the place that you try the case. >> they tell us this is not an adversarial proceeding, this is something we're all just supposed to go along with. from the indian perspective, who sees this in terms of history, this is about adversarial as it gets. when the state is trying to take their children, they're just following in a historical tradition that started a long time ago. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or
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